Surname: LEDFORD Jamestown Press Jamestown, Boone County, Indiana Friday, 14 July 1911 Page 1
“Martha Ledford, the fourth child of Wm. and Sarah Ledford was born in Boone County, Indiana 18 January 1878 and spent her girlhood days on the farm where she was born.”
“In the fall of 1893 she came with her parents to Nebraska where she has since resided”
“On 11 January 1898 she was united in marriage to Chas. A. Markworth and to this union were born two children, Clarice and Carl William”.
About ten years ago she was baptized into the Christian Church by Elder O.A. Adams at Blue Vale, where she still held her membership until she passed to her reward 21 June 1911, after an illness of almost two months duration, age 33 years, 5 months and 3 days”.
The funeral services were held at the Lutheran Church Friday June 23, 1911 at three o’clock p.m. conducted by Rev. Frank Woten, pastor of the Christian Church at Palmer, and remains interred in Pleasant Ridge cemetery southeast of Mc Cool.” The bereaved ones have the sympathy of their many friends and in their hour of sadness.
- McCool Junction, Nebraska, paper
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